Chalet L'Arole - Villars, Switzerland
Originally built in 1904 and previously owned by the House of Channel dynasty the chalet has undergone an extensive renovation completed in 2013. The exterior of the chalet has been lovingly restored while the interior has undergone a complete transformation with a key focus on sustainability. Many of the original features have been retained. Fine materials, handcrafted wood panelling, natural stones and antique and contemporary furniture have all been utilised to create an outstanding, luxurious family home. The chalet boasts a gym, cinema room, sauna and massage room as well as an outdoor heated swimming pool and cedar hot tub perfect for relaxing in and taking in the mountain views. The chalet provides a sophisticated venue for entertaining.
Chalet L'Arole is located in the exclusive Chesières enclave of Villars close to the world renowned Aiglon and Beau Soleil colleges. This impressive alpine residence set out over 4 floors, comfortably accommodates 16 guests in eight, individually designed, en-suite bedrooms.
Features -Chalet L'Arole, Villars
- Dedicated driver service and vehicle from 8.30am to 1.00am
- Gondola Villars - Roc d'Orsay - 5 minutes' walk (1 minute drive)
- Villars Centre - 10 minutes walk, 2 minutes drive
- 1 internal parking space
- 3 external parking spaces
- Health & beauty
- Outdoor pool & Cedar hot tub
- Gym and massage room
Accommodation -Chalet L'Arole, Villars
A wonderful glass and oak staircase opens up the centre of the property accessing all floors. Seven of the eight en-suite bedrooms are located on the top two floors of the chalet, a number of which have access to one of the two balconies. The two master bedrooms incorporate extensive bathrooms and dressing rooms. All bar two of the bedrooms can be configured either as twins or double bedrooms providing flexible sleeping arrangements.
The ground floor houses the wood panelled drawing and sitting rooms as well as the dining room, main entrance, kitchen and guest toilet. The drawing room accesses the vast South and West facing terraces. On the lower floor is housed a further en-suite bedroom, the boot room, TV / games room a guests toilet, laundry room and an extensive wine cellar. The pool and hot tub are located on the terrace on this floor which also gives access to the fitness area, sauna and massage room located in a separate building adjacent to the garage.
Level 4 - 3x Superking/twin bedrooms en-suite bathroom
Level 4 – Superking/twin bedroom en-suite shower room
Level 3 – 2x Emperor bedrooms en suite bathroom & dressing room
Level 3 – Superking double/twin bedroom en-suite bathroom
Level 2 – Kitchen
Level 2 – Wood panelled dining table seats 16
Level 2 – Wood panelled sitting room
Level 2 – Wood panelled drawing room
Level 2 – Guest toilet
Level 1 – Office (for staff use only)
Level 1 – Boot Room
Level 1 – Superking/twin bedroom en-suite bathroom
Level 1 – Guest toilet & shower room
Level 1 – Laundry room
Level 1 – Entertainment room
Level 1 – Private reserve fine wine cellar
Exterior – Cedar wood hot tub
Exterior – Swimming pool
Extension – Hammam, gym & massage/treatment room
Meals -Chalet L'Arole, Villars
Canapés and pre dinner drinks are taken in the drawing room while dinner is served in the impressive wood panelled dining room before retiring in front of the log fire in to the sitting room with a glass of your favourite digestive.
The chalet can be rented on self-catered basis.
- Afternoon tea
- Dinner - 5-course evening meal with wine